Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 07 October 2015
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On July - 23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On July - 23 beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on this day in history.
1967 On July - 23 pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on July - 23.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on this day in history.
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on July - 23.
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on this day in history.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on July - 23.
1974 On July - 23 greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On July - 23 mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On this day in history wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on July - 23.
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on July - 23.
1979 On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on July - 23.